News & Announcements
Posted May 18, 2022
Due to COVID positives with the Planning Commission membership, thus concerns over having a quorum present; the meeting scheduled for May 19th at 7:00 P.M. has been cancelled. Tentatively, it will be ...
Posted May 12, 2022
Prior to the USDA - Rural Development funded sewer construction on Green Acres Road and work done in Hurontown; there will be a pre-construction video taping of all the facilities in these areas. ...
Posted April 26, 2022
Following new federal regulation, the State of Michigan in 1998 enacted a requirement that Public water suppliers m ust now issue annual Consumer Confidence Reports (CCR) on water systems. Therefore, ...
Posted April 20, 2022
The Houghton County Rd. Commission is once-again offering the Township Calcium Chloride at their cost to lesson summertime road dust. The cost per gallon applied is: $2.25. The Township must notify ...
Posted March 24, 2022
On March 28, 2020, Monday, the Township will hold a special hybrid zoom meeting to discuss the use of the American Rwecovery Plan Act (ARPA) money to match with the Road Commission for Twp. Road ...
Posted March 23, 2022
The Planning Commission (P.C.) will be coducting "hybrid" zoom meetings this year. This simply means the P.C. members will be meeting in-person and the public is invited to participate at these ...
Posted March 22, 2022
The final March B.O.R. meeting to look at the petitions accepted during the March 14 & 17, 2022 public meetings at the Doelle Senior Center will occur at 10:00 am, (Monday) March 22, 2022 at the ...
Posted March 9, 2022
There is one vacancy on the Charter Township of Portage's Planning Commission. Presently, there are seven members; six citizen members and one Township Board member. The Planning Commission ...
Posted March 8, 2022
The Township Board will conduct "hybrid" zoom monthly meetings during calender year 2022. Hybrid zoom meetings simply means that the Trustees will be meeting in-person at the Twp. Office and the ...
Posted March 8, 2022
The water sampling tests have indicated that there is no concerns from the Adams Twp. waterline break. The boil advisory has been lifted for all the water customers serviced by Adam Township.
Posted March 8, 2022
Notice: The board of Trustees has re-scheduled the March meeting to March 15, 2022 at 6 P.M. due scheduling conflicts The Board will "meet in-person" and the public is invited to ...
Posted March 7, 2022
Posted March 5, 2022
Due to a Adams Township waterline break late Friday night that supplies Portage Township. There has been a boil advisory for human consumption issued by the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department ...
Posted February 11, 2022
This letter was sent to the Mining Gazette in response to their recent article on sea planes and Charter Township of Portage, at the time of this post, it has not been published: "Portage Township ...
Posted February 5, 2022
Due to absencess on the Board of Trustees; the February hybrid meeting will be moved from the 14th to the 21st of February. It will occur once again at 6:00 P.M. est The Board will "meet ...
Posted January 28, 2022
On 1/27/2022 we mailed our request to the Houghton County Planning Commission to within 30 days review the township planning commission's recommendation to add seaplanes as a permitted use in zoning ...
Posted January 27, 2022
The Charter Township of Portage's Planning Commission will meet on February 24, 2022 "in-person" at 7:00 P.M. using a "hybrid" meeting format. See attached PDF for zoom public access to this meeting.
Posted December 8, 2021
Winter tax bills have been mailed. If you are expeccting a bill and do not receive it by December 15, please email treasurer at charterportagetw dot org to get a copy re-sent via email or mail. ...
Posted November 19, 2021
Attention Residents: The Township office will be open on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 10 AM - 2 PM Sorry for the inconvenience
Posted November 12, 2021
>> After a number of years the USDA - Rural Development (RD) funded the Township, based on the UP - Engineers estimate, a loan/grant combination to build this directly drilled sewer project and ...
Posted November 11, 2021
On December 14, 2021 there will be a "in-person" public meeting at the Twp. Office located on Green Acres Road for the final review and acceptance of the 2021 annual budget. It will occur at 3:00 P.M. ...
Posted July 29, 2021
Attention Residents: The Clerk’s Office will be open on Saturday, July 31st from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. to accept absentee ballots.
Posted July 8, 2021
The following attached PDF - describes where you can recycle certain items in the Copper Country.
Posted July 6, 2021
Posted June 30, 2021
By Resolution Vote the Board of Trustees changed the water and sewer rates - they became effective October 1, 2020.
Posted June 10, 2021
The Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is a required, yearly summary of the water quality testing done by the Township and it's (2) suppliers (City of Houghton & Adams Township) of water supplied to ...
Posted June 9, 2021
Attention Voters: There will be an election on August 3, 2021 for a renewal for the Canal View (formally Houghton County Medical Care). All residents who are on the Absentee voter list have been sent ...
Posted December 15, 2020
At the November 9, 2020 Remote Zoom Twp. monthly board meeting, Ordinance 148 was read for the second time and was subsequently adopted. It will go into affect on January 1, 2021. See the attached ...
Posted July 1, 2020
For citizen review.
Posted July 1, 2020
Here is the latest Township Stormwater Runoff Ordinance that will be discussed at a a Planning Commission Public Hearing on July 16, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. via zoom remote software. (See Planning ...
Posted March 31, 2020
Here is some information about the newly passed Cares Act which has the Payroll Protection Program contained within it. Such entities as: eligible non-profits, independent contractors, small ...
Posted March 17, 2020
Here's the form for automatic payments for water/sewer and tax bills
Posted March 16, 2020
The Township has taken steps to limit both the public as well as staff possible exposure to the CoVid Virus. (see attached memo)
Posted November 5, 2019
Here is an excellent, informative web-site about battery recycling: https://store.intellaliftparts.com/c/battery-disposal-and-the-environment.html
Posted May 14, 2019
At the May 13, 2019 Monthly Board of Trustees Meeting Commercial/Business rate schedule for water and sewer was passed.
Posted March 28, 2019
As of April 01, 2019 this rate schedule applies.
Posted July 18, 2018
Property taxes can be paid in person from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M., Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. The Deputy-Treasurer will be present during those times to answer any explicit questions about your ...
Posted August 2, 2017
Monthly Board Minutes are available in hard copy at the Township Office located at 47240 Green Acres Road during normal business hours Monday thru Thursday, 9:00 am thru 3:00 pm.
Posted May 18, 2017
This 5 year plan was adopted by the Board of Trustees. It will be used for resource allocation and grant pursuance.
Posted July 26, 2016
This plan is required by the Federal Government to assist English challenged individuals.